Discover a selection of 440 vacation rentals in Manuel Antonio, CR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $195 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Manuel Antonio. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Rainforests and reefs in Manuel Antonio

Set on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast, Manuel Antonio is a laid-back beach town, fringed by white sandy beaches, lush rainforests and colorful coral reefs. For most travelers, the town is all about rest, relaxation and reconnecting with nature. Manuel Antonio vacation rentals make it easy, with serene villas surrounded by swaying coconut palms, giant ferns and fiery heliconia flowers. Breakfast with a spot of wildlife watching? This is just another morning in Manuel Antonio.

Things to do

Go wild in Manuel Antonio National Park

Showcasing Costa Rica in all its glory, Manuel Antonio National Park is a wonderland of pristine beaches and emerald-green rainforests. It's laced with lush hiking trails, including a 3-hour circuit that winds past waterfalls, viewpoints and hidden coves. From toucans to three-toed sloths, it's a great place to tick off iconic Costa Rican wildlife. Set inside a glass atrium, the Butterfly Botanical Gardens offer a fascinating glimpse of Costa Rica's most-colorful inhabitants. Craving thrills? At El Santuario you can fly through the rainforest on a network of ziplines.

Weather

Tropical winters in Manuel Antonio

A sultry tropical climate means Manuel Antonio enjoys warm weather throughout the year. Crowds peak from December through April, which is classed as dry season. You'll enjoy clear skies and plenty of sunshine. Planning a winter escape? Manuel Antonio vacation rentals unlock access to luxury waterfront villas, complete with sparkling pools, sun-drenched terraces and sweeping sea views. With some properties sleeping over 20 guests, they're ideal for family reunions, group getaways and wedding parties alike. "Green season" spans from September through October. While you may experience the occasional downpour, it's a fantastic time to beat the crowds and see the rainforest in full bloom.

Natural features

A wonderland of biodiversity in Manuel Antonio

Set on the Pacific Coast, Manuel Antonio is an enchanting slice of Costa Rica. The country is famous for its rich ecosystems, with 6% of the planet's biodiversity found in its tiny footprint. There's no better place to discover the tropical wilderness than Manuel Antonio National Park. Look out for three-toed sloths and white-faced capuchin monkeys swinging in the trees. The 680-hectare park is also a mecca for birdwatchers, with 100s of species to spot. A well-maintained network of hiking trails makes it easy to explore the coast, the mountains, the rainforest and beyond.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Manuel Antonio

Fly into Quepos (XQP), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Manuel Antonio?

Whether you're searching for an intimate escape for you and your sweetheart or someplace roomy to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Manuel Antonio. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • "Magnificent Villa With Spectacular Ocean Views" is a popular choice. Around 1 mile from Manuel Antonio, it has 8 bedrooms and plenty of useful amenities, including a dishwasher and video games.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "118 Reviews | Sunsets 365 | Infinity Edge Pool | White Water Ocean View". Around 25 miles from the heart of Manuel Antonio, it has 2 bedrooms and features a dishwasher and a highchair.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Manuel Antonio vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Manuel Antonio?

You need only step inside one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Manuel Antonio to realize that good things really do come in tiny packages. Efficiently designed to maximize every square inch of space, these fun-sized digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Take time off and recharge your batteries at "Tiny House Pura Vida". Located in Cantón Quepos, free toiletries and WiFi are just two of the amenities offered here.
  • "Tiny Home Above The Tree Tops" in Ciudad Cortés is another popular option. Internet services and a dryer will make your stay here even more cozy and comfortable.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Manuel Antonio?

Take a rain check on those household chores, because weekends were made for fun. Book one of these weekend getaways in and near Manuel Antonio and make the most of all the awesome things to do nearby:

  • "Lattice House - A Bit Of Bali In Costa Rica On A Private Nature Reserve" is an outstanding option around 30 miles southeast of central Manuel Antonio. You'll never have to go far to find something interesting to do around this property. Get out and discover Guarumal Island and Playa Hermosa. Activities like surfing and boogie boarding and horse riding will add an adventurous touch to your quick break.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Private Chef And The Largest Property In Manuel Antonio". Approximately 1 mile northwest of Manuel Antonio, fun activities around here include snorkeling and mountain biking. Rather visit some of the sights? Find time in your schedule for Playa Pará and Playa Barú.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Manuel Antonio?

Take in the lifestyle and culture of Manuel Antonio from the comfort and privacy of your own studio apartment. Whether you plan to take a break on your own or have a good time with friends, you'll find the ideal studio apartment in or near Manuel Antonio:

  • Put your bags down and your feet up at "Time To Wine Down. . . . Ocean View In The Heart Of Ma". Amenities including a nearby casino and an outdoor pool help make guests feel at home here.
  • Alternatively, escape to "Natural Social Distancing On 4 Acre Ocean View Estate", which offers conveniences including massage treatments and nearby ecotour services.

When it's time to walk out of your studio apartment and explore, there's plenty to keep you on the move around Manuel Antonio. Interested in cultural attractions? Don't miss Stone Spheres of the Diquís and Finca 6 Archaeological Site.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Manuel Antonio?

From modern apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your vacation sorted. Here are some of our top picks in and around Manuel Antonio:

  • If you only need to stay a couple of nights, "Winner 2013/2014/2015/2016/2017" is an excellent choice. It's not too far from the center of Manuel Antonio, so you'll be near all the best sights.
  • Another excellent option is "Monkeys Birds Close To The Beach And Everything You Want To Do Very Popular". Gather your nearest and dearest and enjoy a relaxing stay near the heart of Manuel Antonio.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Manuel Antonio?

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Manuel Antonio that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll love:

  • Around 1 mile from Manuel Antonio, "Magnificent Villa With Spectacular Ocean Views" is an ideal place for lovestruck couples. Massage services and a dining table are some of the amenities here.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few dreamy days together is "118 Reviews | Sunsets 365 | Infinity Edge Pool | White Water Ocean View". Located around 25 miles from Manuel Antonio, beauty services and massage services add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Manuel Antonio?

Check out these large group vacation rentals in or near Manuel Antonio where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • Providing privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Magnificent Villa With Spectacular Ocean Views". Up to 24 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 8 bedrooms, a beach view and a chef. This group getaway is around 1 mile to the west of Manuel Antonio.
  • Invite up to 22 of your favorite people to "Private Chef And The Largest Property In Manuel Antonio" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This option has 9 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the northwest of Manuel Antonio. It's crammed with features to keep large groups comfortable, including a garden and a chef.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Manuel Antonio?

Whether you're hosting a big event like a wedding or a memorable vacation with friends and loved ones, we'll help you find the perfect space to fit your group. Assemble your nearest and dearest and check out these large vacation rentals in or near Manuel Antonio:

  • "Breathtaking Villa, Stunning Ocean": With 8 bedrooms housing up to 30 people, there's enough space for everyone. You and your group will have access to plenty of amenities, such as a swimming pool and a garden.
  • "Boutique Beach Ocean Jungle Villa Ideal For Retreats Weddings Meditation Events": Offering the trifecta of space, comfort and privacy, this impressive home can fit up to 30 people in its 9 bedrooms. A kitchen and a water view are among the features that'll help keep your guests happy.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Manuel Antonio?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool is without a doubt the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Manuel Antonio and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to bring your inflatable unicorn:

  • Get comfortable at "Lattice House - A Bit Of Bali In Costa Rica On A Private Nature Reserve", where your main priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities such as a fridge and a TV help make this getaway a favorite with guests.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days swimming or finding some peaceful moments beside the water at "Luxury Jungle Home Wguest House:jacuzzi". This vacation rental is another sought-after option and comes with cable/satellite TV services, a living room and more.

Manuel Antonio has a tropical monsoon climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 70 ºF to 85 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit! Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Manuel Antonio vacation rental and plan your escape for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Manuel Antonio?

Whether your perfect escape is out in the countryside or by the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with those closest to you. Stay in one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Manuel Antonio and bring the entire crew along:

  • Around 1 mile to the west of Manuel Antonio, "Magnificent Villa With Spectacular Ocean Views" has 8 bedrooms and can sleep up to 24 guests. It comes with lots of amenities, including a fridge and a kitchenette.
  • "Lattice House - A Bit Of Bali In Costa Rica On A Private Nature Reserve" is also a top pick for families. It's about 30 miles to the southeast of Manuel Antonio, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 10 people. Handy amenities here include towels and a video library.

If you're after family-friendly attractions in the area, there's no shortage of choice. Hacienda Baru, La Culebra Waterfall and Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary promise lots of fun for all ages.